Wharariki Beach Walking Track, Golden Bay

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Marvel at one of the most stunning beaches in New Zealand at Wharariki Beach Walking Track, which follows a shoreline with crashing waves, big sand dunes, and towering cliffs. Trekking the entire beach can take several hours, so plan your visit with plenty of time to spare. Wear warm clothing to protect you from the intense wind, and consider visiting during low tide when the most sand is exposed. If you would rather ride than walk, check out horseback riding services instead. To visit Wharariki Beach Walking Track on your holiday in Collingwood, and find out what else Collingwood has to offer, use our Collingwood route app .
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  • Everything positive said about this beach in other reviews is true. We visited over Christmas week. Come prepared with food and water. Use the bathroom at the car park before making the beautiful trek...  more »
  • Car park is busy during the NZ Christmas holidays. However there are overflow car parks which suffice. Toilet at start of track along with cafe. Road in and out from Puponga is shingle and pretty rutt...  more »
  • I have been to this beach over 50 times in my life and never get tired of it. The pros and cons of Wharariki are: - It is a bit of a drive to get to the carpark. 1 hour from Takaka. - The carpark can ...  more »

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